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Professional wrestler André the Giant walking to the ring in the late 1980s

André René Roussimoff (1946-1993), better known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor. Since an earlier image from 1973, the features of acromegaly are much more prominent. Photograph by John McKeon. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Associated Disorders

  • Arthritis
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Colon cancer
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Sleep apnea